Does Security Interfere with Business? In a mad dash toward security compliance or to plug known vulnerabilities, IT professionals have a tendency to implement security controls without thinking through what could go wrong with them.
Saw an interesting article right in the Chicago Tribune’s Sunday Magazine section about information security – Cybercrime is on the rise. I love that cyber security is not only making the news, but it’s right in front of you when you’re settling in with your coffee and Sunday newspaper (for those of us who still […]
Information Security Awareness – This morning on CNN, there was about five minutes spent talking about things like cloud security, the recent Sony and Lockheed Martin breaches, and the increased need to be aware of where our sensitive data is stored and how it’s being protected.
I recently wrote about Security Awareness Training, and mentioned that a well-trained staff and general employee population can be a good deterrent against Social Engineering practitioners. Social Engineering is a service offering of Halock Security Labs, and it’s probably one of our team’s favorite exercises. Social engineering is basically a test of the security awareness […]